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Biden: I spoke with leaders of Egypt, Qatar to push hostages release deal forward

Tue 13 Feb 2024 | 09:51 AM
Basant Ahmed

US President Joe Biden said that he discussed with Jordanian King Abdullah the situation in the Middle East and the war between Israel and Hamas, explaining that he spoke with the leaders of Egypt and Qatar to push forward the deal to release the hostages.

He added, during a press conference with the King of Jordan, which was reported by Al Qahera News channel,:" we discussed the entry of aid  to Rafah and Kerem Abu Salem crossings, as the humanitarian aid must enter Gaza, stressing the necessary of working with partners in order to establish peace in Gaza.

He continued: We are working on an exchange deal that will achieve a period of calm of at least 6 weeks, and then we will build on it. I also discussed with King Abdullah the deal to release the hostages and the negotiations are ongoing, but the release of the hostages is a priority for the United States